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A Guide to the Administrative Policy Records of the University of Florida School of Forest Resources and Conservation Office of the Director, 1935-1961

Finding aid created by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
September 2006


Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Florida. School of Forest Resources and Conservation.
Title: Administrative Policy Records of the University of Florida School of Forest Resources and Conservation Office of the Director
Dates: 1935-1961
Abstract: Administrative files of the directors of the School of Natural Resources and Conservation.
Extent: 9 Linear feet. 22 boxes.
Identification: Series 25
Language(s): English

Scope and Content

This series consists of the administrative files of the directors of the School of Natural Resources and Conservation. Included are the papers of Harold Stephenson Newins, the founding director, and Clemens Marcus Kaufman. The series begins in 1935 with the creation of the Department of Forestry within the College of Agriculture. Newins manuscripts and personal correspondence, arranged chronologically, precede the main body of the series which consists of the administrative records of the director's office. The administrative records include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, and curriculum files documenting research activities at the Austin Cary Forest and relations with forestry and conservation associations such as the Florida Forest and Park Association, the Florida Forestry Council, the Society of American Foresters, and the Southern Shade Tree Conference.

Series: Divided into subseries.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Administrative Policy Records of the University of Florida School of Forest Resources and Conservation Office of the Director, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Contents List

Newins Correspondence and Manuscripts

Box
1 Misc. correspondence. 1935-1943
1 Misc. correspondence with Austin Cary. 1935-1936
1 Misc. correspondence with J. C. Gifford. 1937-1940
1 Misc. correspondence Re Lafayette College. 1936-1942
1 Misc. correspondence Re E. S Krantz
2 Misc. Correspondence. 1944
2 Yale alumni. 1941-1945
3 Manuscripts. 1935-1952


Administrative Subject Files

Box
3 Accreditations - Correspondence. 1936-51
3 Accreditations - General. 1939-43
3 Accreditations - Correspondence, Tigert vs Chapman. 1941-44
3 Advisory Committee. 1954-55
4 Associations, Miscellaneous
4 Austin Cary Collection. 1936-42
4 Austin Cary Memorial Forest - Correspondence. 1935-1937
4 Austin Cary Memorial Forest - Correspondence (re Firetower). 1937-1938
5 Austin Cary Memorial Forest - Correspondence. 1938-1939
5 Austin Cary Memorial Forest - Correspondence (WPA project). 1937-1940
5 Austin Cary Memorial Forest - Correspondence. 1940-1951
5 Austin Cary Memorial Forest - Monsanto Experiments. 1941-48
6 Austin Cary Memorial Forest - Miscellaneous
6 Austin Cary Memorial Forest - Location maps
6 Anniversary (25) of School of Forestry
6 Budget - Correspondence. 1936-51
6 Budget - Miscellaneous. 1937-53
6 Campus tree survey. 1955
6 Classification systems
6 Community forests of Florida. 1940-53
6 Curriculum
7 Correspondence. 1935-1947
7 Correspondence. 1943-1954
7 Correspondence - Course correspondence. 1938-50
7 Correspondence - Course descriptions and general outlines and course syllabi
7 Correspondence - Forestry 220
7 Correspondence - Forestry 446, Photogrammetry
7 Correspondence - Seminar outlines
7 Correspondence - Examinations
7 Correspondence - Extension courses. 1936-38
7 Correspondence - Forest Ranger courses
8 Correspondence - Graduate program correspondence. 1945-46
8 Equipment - Tractor correspondence. 1937-42
8 Equipment - Miscellaneous. 1937-49
8 Exhibits
8 Facilities - General correspondence. 1936-55
8 Facilities Library project, WPA. 1941-42
8 Facilities Wood Products Laboratory. 1937-41, September
9 Facilities Wood Products Laboratory. 1941, October 1948
9 Facilities Wood Products Laboratory Reports. 1936; 1948
9 Faculty - Applications for first forestry position. 1935
9 Faculty - General memos. 1937-54
9 Faculty - Individual memos
9 Faculty - Meeting minutes. 1939-1957
10 Faculty - Meeting minutes. 1958-1961
10 Florida Academy of Sciences. 1936-45
10 Florida Audubon society. 1940-45
10 Florida Forest and Park Association Correspondence. 1945-1946
11 Florida Forest and Park Association Correspondence. 1947
11 Florida Forest and Park Association Miscellany
11 Florida Forest Park Service - Correspondence. 1935-48
11 Florida Forest Park Service - Miscellany
11 Florida Forestry Council - Correspondence. 1946-49
11 Florida Forestry Council - Miscellaneous
11 Florida Post-War Planning Committee. 1943-44
12 Forest Botany - General requests. 1936-45
12 Forest Farmers Association. 1942-46
12 Forest protection (Forest fires). 1935-44
13 Forest technology - Wood utilization at other colleges
13 Forest technology - Wood samples correspondence. 1935-63
13 Forest technology - Venetian blind files. 1938-39
13 Forestry Club. 1937-1954
13 Forestry, General - Correspondence. 1935-1936
13 Forestry, General - Correspondence (re Library). 1935-36
13 Forestry, General - Correspondence. 1937
14 Forestry, General - Correspondence. 1938-51
14 Forestry, General - Miscellaneous
14 Forestry, General - Forestry in U. S. and foreign countries
14 Forestry, General - Photograph requests
14 Henry Forest Institute, Slash Pine Forest Festival. 1935-41
14 Lumbering
14 Photographs of former faculty. 1957
14 Pi gamma delta. 1940-1943
15 Reports. 1935-1950, n.d.
15 Research - Correspondence. 1939-1953
15 Research - Thesis listing. 1947-54
15 Research - Reports of research in progress. 1944
15 Research - Projects. 1938-1958
15 Silviculture - Slash Pine Identification
15 Society of American Foresters - Correspondence. 1934-1936, May
16 Society of American Foresters - Correspondence. 1937-1938, May
17 Society of American Foresters - Correspondence. 1938 June-1954
18 Society of American Foresters - Post-war committee on manpower. 1943-48
18 Society of American Foresters - Meetings
18 Society of American Foresters - Miscellaneous
18 Society of American Foresters - Membership lists
18 Soil Society of America. 1940-54
18 Southern Pine Association. 1938-41
18 Southern Shade Tree Conference - Correspondence. 1936-39
19 Southern Shade Tree Conference - Correspondence. 1940-42, February
20 Southern Shade Tree Conference - Correspondence. 1942, March-1947, February
20 Southern Shade Tree Conference - General. 1936-48
20 Southern Shade Tree Conference - Proceedings. 1937-39
20 Speakers
20 State Forest Ranger School, Correspondence. 1948-51
20 State Forest Ranger School, Miscellaneous
21 Students - Correspondence. 1936-1953
21 Students - Assistantships. 1937-1951
21 Summer campus. 1938-1948
21 Thinning project, Phifer Plantation
21 Welaka (UF Conservation reserve) - Correspondence. 1938-1942
22 Welaka (UF Conservation reserve) - Correspondence. 1943-1949
22 Welaka (UF Conservation reserve) - Colloidal phosphate experiment. 1944-45
22 Welaka (UF Conservation reserve) - Mize plantations
22 Welaka (UF Conservation reserve) - Growth plot
22 Welaka (UF Conservation reserve) - Research
22 Xi Sigma Pi
22 Ziegler, Edwin A. - Correspondence. 1937-44
22 Ziegler, Edwin A. - Manuscripts



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